Libraries News Round-up: 12 February 2016

THE GUARDIAN : 12th February
Letters : Joe AndersonMayor of LiverpoolCllr Iain Malcolm Leader, South Tyneside councilZoe Ainsworth-GriggTaunton, Somerset; and  Shareen Campbell Swindon, Wiltshire
http://www.theguardian.com/society/2016/feb/12/hard-hit-northern-councils-hit-back-over-tory-slush-fund

Sheffield Telegraph : 12th February
Book loans drop by one-third at Sheffield’s volunteer-run libraries
http://www.sheffieldtelegraph.co.uk/news/local/book-loans-drop-by-one-third-at-sheffield-s-volunteer-run-libraries-1-7729070

Swindon Advertiser : 12th February
What do you want from the library service?
A consultation on the future of library provision in Swindon will officially begin next week as council chiefs look to save 60 per cent from the budget.
http://www.swindonadvertiser.co.uk /news/14272547.What_do_you_want_from_the_library_service_/

Shropshire Star : 12th February
Broseley and Albrighton libraries changing hands
“within weeks”
http://www.shropshirestar.com/news/2016/02/12/broseley-and-albrighton-libraries-changing-hands/

The Star : 12th February
Sheffield | Opinion: Help write a happy ending for libraries
http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/opinion-help-write-a-happy-ending-for-libraries-1-7729066

Save Lincs Libraries Campaign : 12th February
Lincolnshire Campaigner reports from #SUFL Lobby
https://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2016/02/12/lincolnshire-campaigner-reports-from-sufllobby2016/

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